Pandora’s Box’s greatest mystery? Not the sudden death of Layton’s former mentor. Nor a train ticket to nowhere. It’s not even the eponymous insta-kill box itself. All we want to know is this: what happened to Luke’s voice? The boy who put the ‘uh?’ into ‘pra-fess-uh’ has taken a turn for the worse.
Despite the finality
implied by its title, Professor Layton and the Last Specter is actually a
prequel that tells the story of how Layton and his sidekick Luke first met. It
follows the exact same formula of the last three Layton games, where a variety
of brain teasers and puzzles are scattered throughout a point-and-click
adventure story. In the case of Professor Layton though, saying The Last
Specter is "more of the same" could actually be taken as a
Exercising your brain is one of the most popular activities on DS, but youve always been out of luck if you want to do it via a proper game rather than a load of abstract math problems. Until now, of course. Professor Layton is an old-fashioned point-and-click adventure in which every character and location has a stylus-chewingly fiendish logic problem for you to
We'll just come out and say it: Professor Layton and the Unwound Future is the best game in the series to date. That's not to say it's leaps and bounds better than its predecessors, because in all regards it's remarkably similar. The improvements here are subtle, and rightly so, as we wouldn't want it to deviate from the tried-and-true Professor Layton formula. Most importantly, the puzzles are as clever and engaging as ever, and it presents easily the best story of the trilogy...
Sega Teams Japanese-only 15th anniversary party piece contains the best bits of Puyo Pop Fever and its Japanese-only sequel, plus some brand new elements including the much-wanted
Nov 21, 2007
What happened to the original version of Puzzle de Harvest Moon? Slated for a fall release last year, the initial iteration promised a story mode, minigames and even sideways orientation of the DS for a larger vertical playing field. We ask because the feature-light final product seemingly betrays its additional year of development, delivering much less than expected despite the full price tag. What's the deal?
Puzzle de Harvest Moon takes the characters and settings of Natsume's
After the giddy heights of the original Puzzle Quest, Infinite Interactive has released ever-lazier rehashes of the same ‘match-three puzzle meets RPG’ idea. But Puzzle Quest 2 is billed as a straight sequel to the first game, so has some of that original spark been rekindled? Kind of…